The Buzz : Everything You Need To Know Today May 1st

Merge 104.8  |  01 May 2023

Apple’s new iOS 17 update could include an app that tracks your mood and monitors your texts for signs you’re feeling down. The new operating system is less than two months away, but some of the new features have started to appear online. The mood tracker could also integrate with social media apps, allowing the tracker to analyze posts to determine how a user might be feeling.


A man who had a small role in the Titanic movie 25 years ago has revealed he was still receiving cheques for the part, but hasn’t had one in a while because he hasn’t updated his address. Reece Thompson played the role of a passenger on the ship when he was just five years old. He wasn’t getting a lot of money as he only delivered one line, but if he decides to update his address he might start getting those royalty cheques once again.


Elon Musk has said that Twitter will take a 10% cut on content subscriptions after the first year, as the company looks to monetise content in a bid to diversify its revenue sources. Twitter users will soon be able to offer their followers subscriptions to content, including long-form text and longer videos.